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Choose One / Lose One Spring Challenge!

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Time for a Spring Choose One / Lose One Challenge to encourage kinder, more earth-friendly habits. This is all about losing the disposable and moving toward reusable. Start with anything – See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Spring…at last!

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Spring adds new life and beauty to all there is. Jessica Harrelson. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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February Thoughts…

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Pick Me Up Instead!

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It’s beach time and if you are one to take long strolls along the water, it’s highly likely you will encounter all kinds of trash littering even the most pristine and priciest of. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2018 141

Plastic Free July and Declare Your Independence!

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So as you are walking along the beach this 4th of July week, think about going a step further by joining the Plastic Free July challenge and pledging to give up a little bit or all of single use. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2018 131

A Slow Thought for Another Fast Year Ahead

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Another year is here and no sooner than holiday decorations are put away, signs of the next “pre-fab holiday” are right in our face. Let’s take a breath, be mindful and appreciate. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2018 141

End of Season Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

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This beautiful basil plant has served us well over the summer growing season, and we enjoyed several homemade and fresh “farewell” Margherita pizzas over the weekend. Now with the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 187

Falling for Cinnamon – Healthy Home Uses to get Ready for the Season

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Cooler weather, falling leaves and shorter daylight hours are on the way. This means warm and healthy soups, slow cooker recipes, pumpkins, apple cider and cinnamon around our home. Cinnamon can be a. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Get Ready for Summer School! Tips to Keep Practicing the 3 Rs + 1

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School is officially out! A welcome relief from packing lunches, carpool, homework and overall hectic schedules. So while we take a little break from the traditional 3 Rs of school…let’s. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 164

10 Ways to Appreciate Earth Day Any and Every Day!

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Happy Earth Day today, April 22! With these ideas you can appreciate, celebrate and honor this day…any day and every day. Spend a few minutes outside to decompress by taking three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Summer Road Trip! 4 Ways to Increase Fuel Efficiency

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Now that summer road trips and vacations are in full swing, your eye may be on the price of gas as you make your way down the highway. Here are a few tips from FuelEconomy.gov to maximize fuel. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2017 130

The Ripple Effect – Pick Me Up Instead!

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Help! If you have been to the beach lately, it’s highly likely you encountered all kinds of trash littering even the most pristine and priciest of beaches. From bottle caps, to plastic bags, See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes to Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

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Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Forget Pokemon Go! Green and Easy-Going Ways to Spend the Rest of Summer

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With amusement parks, water slides and so many other pre-fab ways to spend summertime, here are a few back to basic ideas on how to enjoy the rest of the summer in a simpler and more easy-going. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 141

Keep Your Heart Open…Always

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Despite the controversies in the world, let’s keep our hearts open always for better things to come. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Product Review: AquaTru Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Purifier

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Goodbye Toxic Chemicals… Hello AquaTru! Finally! A healthy water solution that I can really live with. It was exciting to get a call and have the chance to try the new AquaTru countertop. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 141

Hot Conservation Ideas During Cold Winter Months

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Winter is here! Straight from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, consider these steps to help conserve energy and reduce your costs as well. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

3 Easy Steps to Clean and Green Your Silver

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Is polishing silver on your list of to-do’s for the holiday season? Well, before you grab that spray polish can that may be lurking under your sink and reads something like – “THIS PRODUCT. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2015 151

5 Easy Ways to Wrap for the Holidays

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Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Green Monday, The Return of Black Friday keep coming and going. In the mix of all this crazy shopping, it’s now time to get ready to wrap. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2014 169

Easy Ways to Save and Savor Fresh Herbs

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Sometimes it can be a little frustrating to have to buy a bunch of herbs for a recipe that only requires a tablespoon or two. What to do with the remainder before it goes bad? Or need to harvest. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2015 151

Get Ready for Summer School! Tips to Keep Practicing the 3 Rs

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School is almost officially out! A welcome relief from packing lunches, carpool, homework and overall hectic schedules. So while we take a little break from the traditional 3 Rs of. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2015 153

10 Ways to Appreciate Earth Day…Any Day!

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With Earth Day 2015 approaching next Wednesday, April 22, here are a few ideas to help you appreciate, celebrate and honor this day…any day. Spend a few minutes outside to decompress by. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Earth Day Earth Day 2010 Earth Day events Ways to celebrate Earth Day

RT and #ShareATree for Good Green Holiday Giving

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Green is Universal and the Arbor Day Foundation have teamed up once again for their annual Share A Tree campaign. Every year, Green is Universal and the Arbor Day Foundation partner to give a gift to. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2014 164

Farm to Table – One Step at a Time

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Spring is in full bloom! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. April is National Gardening Month so a perfect time to plant a garden and/or begin shopping at our local farmer’s. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2017 109

Save the Date! National Costume Swap Day

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Is it possible? Halloween time again? Save this date – October 8 – to get off on a fun, green start.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

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If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

World Gratitude Day is Tuesday, September 21

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Did you know that September 21 has been designated as World Gratitude Day? And if we are grateful for and focus on what we have, rather than what we want or think we need, it's possible that we can keep our unnecessary and frivolous

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Give Thoughtfully to Lighten the Holiday Shopping Load

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It’s here… The Holiday Shopping Season, along with swarms of daily deals and emails, sponsored Facebook and Twitter posts right down to the pesky catalogs! So how can you lighten the impact without. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2015 130

Recycle This! Joy & Peace to You and Those You Love

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The holiday week is upon us. My list has been checked off and I consider myself done. I’ve done my best to lighten that holiday shopping load and wrap as earth-friendly as possible by reusing. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 109

The Plastic Pollution Coalition Celebrity Charity Auction

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If you have ever wanted to get a personal tour of Ed Begley, Jr.’s ’s solar powered home, hang out with Jackson Browne at one of his shows, or get your hands on a signed guitar by Grammy-winner Ben Harper, the Plastic Pollution Coalition’s Celebrity Charity Auction is for you!

Charged Up with Energizer's Recharge Smart Charger

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Post image for Charged Up with Energizer's Recharge Smart Charger. I love this – I have the great opportunity to attend BlogHer '10 in New York in August. Even better, I have a fun chance to be sponsored by Energizer to promote their

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National Audubon Society 11th Annual Women In Conservation Luncheon

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On Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel in New York, The National Audubon Society celebrated its 11th annual Women in Conservation Luncheon by presenting the 2014 Rachel Carson Award to yet another three. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

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Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Product Review: A Cleaner and Greener Sleep with Natural Talalay Latex Pillows

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As holidays approach, I am already thinking of family gifts to give that will be unique and something that may not normally be purchased by the receiver. My goal is to avoid the mall at all costs. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Fall into Cinnamon – Healthy Home Uses to Get Ready for the Season

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Cooler weather, falling leaves and shorter daylight hours are on the way. This means warm and healthy soups, slow cooker recipes, pumpkins, apple cider and cinnamon around our home. Cinnamon can be. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

2016 109

10 Green & Good Spring Cleaning Replacements for the Toxic Bad Guy

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So after I discovered this awful silver cleaning spray polish that has been following me around for years and until recently, was still lurking in the dark corner of my cabinet beneath the kitchen. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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Product Review & Giveaway: Rescued Paper Saves the Day!

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Saved! Whether it’s to green your back-to-school supply list , find a green birthday gift or even to help you travel green, Rescued Paper can save the day. Rescued Paper offers hand-made, up-cycled paper goods.

thredUP Used Kids Clothing Exchange

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With two weeks of school and one holiday already under my belt, it's time to get clothes that fit my children. I try to squeeze them in to what we already have but to no avail. And since their sizes increase with every season

GM Commits to Chevy Bolt Production

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As a follow up to the surprise reveal of the Chevy Bolt EV concept car in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, General Motors North America President Alan Batey confirmed today. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Auto Industry Green Living

Vapur: The Anti-Bottle

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Picking up a quick birthday gift for my husband the other day at Eddie Bauer and saw this twist of a water bottle. The Vapur Anti-bottle is BPA-free, dishwasher safe and very easy to work with on the go. What makes the the Vapur bottle

Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

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Moving from blueberries to business, the Sustainable Brands Conference ’11 kicks off next week in Monterey, California June 7-10.

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10 Ideas, Resources and Tips to Live Cleaner, Greener & Healthier in 2015

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Yes, it’s that time when we reflect on the past year and look ahead to the coming months with thoughts of new behaviors, goals to be accomplished and a time to begin anew. If you are searching. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Buying Green Environmental habits Green Living Healthy Living Recycling Green New Year''s Resolutions

Fall into Cinnamon: 5 Healthy Home Uses to Get Ready for the Seasons

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Cooler weather, falling leaves and shorter daylight hours are on the way. This means warm and healthy soups, slow cooker recipes, pumpkins, apple cider and cinnamon around our home. Cinnamon can be. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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